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. this is from our traffic camera along 880 in oakland. traffic is moving a little slowly tonight but it is indeed moving. moving to the south, this is the 280 interchange in san jose. it looks like traffic is pretty light there. bill martin has been tracking this latest system for us, and bill, you said this rain may linger on into the evening? >> it's going to linger, heather. like we were talking about earlier, it hasn't rained in a few weeks and the roads get a little wet. this is not a big storm, but the roads get very slick. it draws the residues to the surface and you get slick roadways. the heaviest rain has been in the north bay. there's santa rosa right now. you can see the darker greens? obviously, that's the heavier rain, just north of napa. but basically the heavier rains are widely spread. we're seeing light, scattered sprinkles throughout the area. it's sort of the same light green. you just saw patti up there by berkeley. this is a light, low-grade rainfall that's going to continue as we go into the evening hours. there will be an opportunity -- i'll back it out a
starts now. >> tonight at eight. police in oakland are looking for the suspects who opened fire on an s-u-v. and shot an eight- year- old girl. the shooting happened at about 2-30 today. on 65th aveneue. kron-4's reggie kumar is live at children's hospital in oakland tonight. with the latest on the childs' condition. and the search for the suspects. reggie? >> she is expected to survive >> reporter: let me show you the video of this scene from earlier. oakland investigators of the there was a car filled with several individuals it pulled into the driver or this black s u v was part and it started shooting. the girl was standing on the sidewalk in was hit by gunfire. she was not the intended target. oakland police chief howard jordan are trying to figure out a motive. >> we do not know how this started. we are looking to find out the suspects information. >> the authorities are still trying to find the suspects. reporting live in oakland, kron 4. >> new tonight at eight. a california state senator is proposing to create an early warning system. to help californians prepare for a major ea
right now. a police chase that ended with the dramatic car crash in oakland just a few hours ago. six people rushed to the hospital as we just got word that one of the passengers, they have died. ktvu alex savage is live for us, including the man hunt underway right now. alex? >> reporter: police at this point are looking for the driver of the suv, but i also want to tell you here that the sergeant on scene, they have confirmed toney a 19-year-old man was killed in this crash here. he was a passenger inside this stolen suv you're looking at right now. it was being chased this morning by chp officers. the suv was packed with eight people inside, coming down this hill when the driver lost control and slammed into a tree. here was the scene around 3:30 this morning here on the drive in oakland. paramedics transported six passengers with various injuries. one of them later died. the pursue all began when police tried topping this suv when the driver of the suv took off. chp officers picked up the pursuit on the freeway in oakland. it's unclear if alcohol was involved here, but the sergean
. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. time now 6:01. >>> the bill bratton debate in oakland ended about four hours ago. the so-called super cop is going to be a consultant for the oakland police department and cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in our newsroom with details on the debate that took half the night. anne. >> reporter: good morning. there were so many people that wanted to speak about this, the meeting lasted about 9 hours. finally the city council approved the contract with bill bratton by a vote of 7-1 including a provision that says whatever policies come from the consulting will not permit any racial profiling. bill bratton is the former police chief of l.a. and new york now charged with advising the oakland pd on the short-term crime-fighting strategy and community safety plan. the council approved spending $250,000 to hire him. protestors say he is over agressing including "stop & frisk" measures in which people can be stopped and searched i an officer deems them suspicious. >> i'm mortified if this council says it rejects "stop &
. not to bad in oakland. mid to upper 50s. livermore climb to 53. fairfield and vallejo 53 as well. redwood city 56 degrees. that same to tree in downtown san jose. satellite and radar shows high pressures firmly in control. we will be dry not only today but for the next several days. we will highlight that on your 7 day around the bay forecast. we will remain dry and be a big, as we head into the rest of the week. a string of sunshine awaits us. a bit of patchy frost develops tomorrow morning. overall mild one pleasant conditions as we head into friday and saturday. some spots could climb to the mid to upper 60s. more on that exciting forecast coming up momentarily. >> in the meantime in the traffic center it is quiet not monitoring any hot spots. >> the bay bridge looking great. note issues to contend with for your ride out of oakland into san francisco. >> the san mateo bridge is empty in the west bound direction towards foster city. south bound 101 the golden gate bridges problem free with drive times of 23 minutes from navato into the city. anny. >> new this morning the sonoma county
>>> outside help is coming for the oakland police department. the controversial hiring approved during a lengthy city council meeting overnight. >>> a strange story you will only see on 2. why a bay area artist is feeling the heat from a red-hot project. >>> it's happening right now on capitol hill. secretary of state hillary clinton is testifying about the nightmare last september. >>> it's a big day for apple as its ceo is set to announce its earnings reports for the quarter. we'll tell you why the reports are crucial. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm brian flores. >> i'm claudine wong. it is wednesday, january 23rd. tori and dave have today off. >>> well, overnight, the oakland council approved a controversial contract to hire outside experts to help police crack down on crime. ktvu's alex savidge is live for us in oakland and tells us the vote came after hundreds of speakers and a heated debate. >> reporter: well, hundreds of people spoke out on this controversial topic. there were four hours of public comment. the final vot
on the rise. and right now: an overflow crowd at oakland's city council meeting. >> public safety is number one >> pam: the cash=strapped city debates whether to spend a quarter million dollars on controversial police consultant bill bratton supporters say he is the right man to lead the fight against crime in one of america's most violent cities. opponents say they have concerns. >> very valid concerns about bringing in a military=minded man like bratton to make things better. >> pam: right now at eight o-clock. the oakland city council is weighing whether or not to bring in police and security heavyweight bill bratton. to consult its beleagured police department. bratton formerly served as police chief in los angeles, and police commissioner in new york city and in boston. but last week. oakland residents voiced their concerns about bratton's controversial tactics. which include the "stop- and- frisk" policy. kron 4's terisa estacio is live in oakland tonight. where the city council is hearing from those concerned residents. terisa? >> reporter: things are really heating up in oakland. le
. will tran is live in oakland with this and he says it is far too easy to get their hands on as ammunition. >> that's right she says it is too easy and it is more difficult to get cold medicine. they will ask for your identification and take down your information. she says for gun sales, that is just not there and it is not right. we are in for the oakland police apartment because obviously they have been fighting crime for a long time. they have done buybacks and deals going on. this definitely pertains to oakland and that is why oakland's mayor will be at the news conference. here are some blood points from assembly that she is wanting to introduce. she wants to make sure that all buyers present their identification to the sellers at the time of purchase. when the birds as ammunition, all ammunition sales must be reported to the department of justice. she points that out because in our recall route of the suspect stockpiled as many as 6000 rounds of ammunition without anyone even being tipped off about it. there were no red flags and she wants to make sure that that does not happen in th
starts now.breaking news at eight o- >> pam: a massive search is underway for suspects in oakland. after a report of an officer-involved shooting. it happened about an hour and a half ago on the 17- hundred block seminary avenue. near east 17th street in oakland. kron-4's dan kerman is live on the scene. with what we know. dan? >> we can see about three blocks down the that is the 1700 block of seminary there are a lot of information that is not confirmed. it is an officer involved in shooting. there are several suspects with high-powered weapons. oakland police are awakening to the area looking for those suspects at this time. as far as victims? we do not have as mannumber of victims. oakland police are-aware-and scouring the area looking for suspects these three blocks for and right now, we are at the 2002 hundred block of seminary. >> pam: let me ask you, dan. our police going door to door? for the police going door-to-door >> reporter: we are just three blocks away and if they are doing that it is not the sum and that i can see from this location of. it is very possible. not somethin
, this is abc7 news. >> oakland city leaders will make a major announcement. good morning, i am eric thomas. >> i am kristen sze. they will take steps to get help fighting crime in the wake of a rash of violence since friday when nine shoot spring -- shootings have been killed. four have died. and now, amy? >> kristen, this is where a three-year-old was shot to death in 2011. the community was outraged. a mural is dedicated to him. today, the community is outraged again. the police chief and the mayor will leave downtown and come to international boulevard and hold a press conference in front of the mural and address the violence this weekend. >> there are high hopes throughout the community that significant change will be announced at the press conference. the police chief and mayor will address the violent weekend. four were shot to death on friday. 11 were shot over the week end. they all survived. >> there is a public safety crisis in oakland. >> the police union president is hoping to hear more resources are directed to the police department. >> we are close to 600 officers and more th
next at 5. happening right now. a meeting in oakland on what to do to curb crime. this after an undercover officer is shot. we'll have the very latest. plus. car crashes and a commute nightmare. a city wracked by violence debates the balance between police protection and a police state. swat teams and armored cars used in a sweep of the neighborhood where an undercover police officerfive people in custody, so far. still an additional two or three suspects we are still looking for. right now: protestors gathering at city hall, as crime=fighting measures tonight. bratton. >> we have three people that are involved in this terrible beating. >> the search continued for more possible suspects. heavy-duty reinforcement by the lme the swat team to help with the search. investigators say that multiple weapons were confiscated. >> including five of fire arms recovered at the scene of. one of these which used to shoot at the officers. >> reporter: police chief howard jordan a sign that they are confident they know exactly who they are. >> we know who they are we of identify them but we
crossed the bay. in the haywood oakland area light rain. futurecast 4 shows not all of us was the rain. by 10:00 a.m. this morning predominantly in the north bank. light rain for the east shore freeway towards the interior valleys as well. >> 2:00 p.m., it will fill in for the delta, livermore valley. we will still be dry in the peninsula. 8:00 p.m. tonight, it spreads south. light rain for the san jose, mountain view area. >> we are still dry for redwood city and san bruno. >> it depends on where you are located. it is a cold start to the morning. not as chilly as the past several days. >> '40's in santa rosa. 53 in downtown san francisco. upper '40's for hayward and san mateo. 44 in pleasanton. not much change in the temperatures that will however, the cooler that yesterday. >> oakland, richmond climbing to the low 60s. 59 in hayward. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows tomorrow should be dry especially in the afternoon. a mix of sun and clouds began. temperatures on the cooler side. and a gradual cooling trend as we start the next work weeks. >> a couple of minor acci
but one saw him taking the allocator out of the house. the oakland zoo is now caring for the animal. kron 4 has learned it is pretty sick and is being treated by zoo personell. the owner faces drug charges, as well as owning an exotic animal without a permit. in castro valley reggie kumar kron 4 news. >> pam: new tonight at eight bart police discover a man's home in richmond. filled with stolen bikes from all over the bay area. kron 4's scott rates shows us the coincidence that lead police to the alleged thief's doorstep. >> reporter: 10 bikes, 57 bicycle tires, 24 wheels, 26 wheels with tires, 21 bike seats, 4 frames, a gun, and some ammo, that's what bart police say they discovered in the richmond home of 57- year-old marque moore these are pictures taken by bart police just after arresting moore. investigators saying it was this craigslist ad moore posted that lead them to his front door. according to investigators one of the victims, saw the craigslist ad and quickly realized that the idem for sale -- was his bike a bike that just so happened to be stolen from his home in san francisc
. livermore is 29. oakland is 40. it will be in the 50s and 60s to even upper 60s near 70 toward santa cruz. here is sal. >>> steve, we have a problem on the peninsula i will get to in a moment. on the golden gate bridge the traffic does look good heading south. i want to show you the maps here if i can. there is a big problem on the peninsula southbound 280 at wood side road. car and several deer on the road collided. injury crash. and now the freeway is almost entirely blocked. you can take 101 as your alternative. we will have more on this coming up in a few. let's go back to the desk. >>> last night firefighters in hayward discovered an unresponsive woman after an apartment house caught fire. apartment fire. alex savidge is there. >> reporter: good morning. this woman hospitalized right now is what we understand. we are working right now to get more information from the hayward fire department on her exact condition. this was an elderly woman. she was pulled out of her second story apartment here. this is the second story unit we are showing you right now. last night. the woman suffered
where the chief wants to install some new cameras. >> reporter: head north hit oakland, head in the other direction drive deeping into piedmont and in the not so distant future here in piedmont cameras will be installed that will record your license plate. this is the case of location for some. >> piedmont tends to be a very affluent area it's going to be one of those cases that will get targeted. >> reporter: piedmont's recent home invasions made nervous so the idea of cameras like the one mounted on this squad car placed along piedmont city limits doesn't bother her. >> it might deter it some. i don't think that it's going to get rid of it completely. >> reporter: she doesn't think of the cameras as big brother either. neither does the city's new police chief who was sworn into office on tuesday. >> that is a good investigative tool. if we can get it to be able to have that would make a big difference in being able to solve crimes. >> reporter: the new chief says the department has already contacted a vendor and is waiting for an estimate on cost. the city would need nearly
oakland's police chief: >> i feel today was like christmas >> pam: the explanation, straight ahead. in san francisco, a blurry surveillance video leads to the identification of a suspect in a tenderloin mugging. police say this man robbed a woman, then threw her dog into traffic. >> firefighters in contra costa face a day of reckoning. >> this is the first time in the history of this county that we've actually closed fire stations. >> pam: tonight they're giving residents the bad news. >> pam: but first. breaking news out of san francisco. where police are involved in a standoff with an armed man. kron 4's scott rates is live in the richmond district with the latest. scott? >> reporter: >> oi just checked with police and they are still confirming that he is barricaded himself inside. it is still a very active scene. this is as far up as i can get. as i show you this is the crisis negotiation team. they are trying to get some progress. several swat team members running across the street. this started at 3:00 p.m. and there were shots fired inside this home. they heard someone screaming and
to oakland right now, another look at the burning building. we believe it's a house. fire crews trying to get a handle on it right now. it's near the city's chinatown. a lot of smoke still coming up. live pictures from chopper 5. first reports indicate the fire is burning inside a vacant victorian on the 600 block of harrison street. within the last few minutes we saw some flames from chopper 5 still coming from some of the windows. so firefighters you can see there are still busy trying to get this one under control. >>> here's something we have not seen in quite a while. umbrellas, yeah, rain falling around parts of the bay area today. this video from san francisco this afternoon. so where is it raining now? our chief meteorologist paul deanno shows us with our live hi-def doppler. >> i'm just happy everybody had the umbrella. they watched the forecast. yes, it was raining earlier still is right now. seg a big uptick in light rain moving up from the south. radar more active currently compared to an hour ago. light rain in oakland, san ramon, danvi
their case. >> oakland lawmaker take steps to tighten sales of ammunition in the state. assembly woman of the state joined a host others to introduce state bill ab48, that regulates all ammunition sales and require those who buy it to show identification. it would also ban conversion kits. >> the kits that allow you to convert a weapon to be able to shoot bullets fast without reloading. that's another thing that this bill does, eliminates that. >> oakland mayor also spoke to the ground. the bill requires ammunition dealers to be licensed and they be required to report those sales to the justice department. >> happening now the oakland city council is getting a brand new look, free new city council members are sworn into office at this hour and two them have never held elected office before. environmental advocate and an affordable housing advocate who will replace a council veteran from west oakland. the third new member will replace a veteran councilmen from another district. the california legislature begin as new session in sacramento with a new advantage for democrats. for the firs
. >> just a few hours ago the oakland city council voted to bring in a police consultant who many fear could conduct racial profiling. coming up i will tell you why many african- american ministers say it is a good idea. >> a live look from washington we're monitoring the latest from secretary of state clinton getting ready to testify about the benghazi attack of the u.s. consulate. >> we will have the details coming up. >> what is going on weather and traffic erica. >> off and on line for santa rosa and petaluma. light showers in livermore valley portions of interstate 80 and driving our the altamonte pass. >> the bulk of the moisture is heading off shore. it is on satellite and radar view. this is a north to south system and our pushing in from the south. it is not as cold as what we actually saw for the last few system. this weekend at of arctic air associated with it. it will be a colder rain for saturday and sunday. focusing on today's wet weather probably trace amounts may be a 10th of an edge of a heart of the bay area. you will need to use your umbrella. it is 7:01 a.m. it is time fo
warmer than yesterday. we are on a seasonally warm. oakland climbing to 62 degrees. 64 for santa rosa. low sixties for vallejo livermore, pleasanton 63 in san jose. satellite and radar shows high pressure in control for now over us however, a cold air mass will hit the bay area as we head into tomorrow. not much of moisture associated with the system. it will be cold. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows a 30 percent chance of showers. into the rest of the week some sunshine mid-level clout. temperatures in the mid-50s. the potential for more rain as we head into your sun deck. >> that is a look at your extended forecast. in the meantime let's take it to the traffic desk. >> the national weather service institis a dense fog advisory i have not seen any by the chp. here is a live look at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza no problem out of oakland into the city. >> overnight construction on the upper deck shutting down one lane but not producing any slowdowns. >> the san mateo bridge the west bound trip looking good no problems to alert you to. >> south bound 101 t
. upper '30's for santa rosa and navato. 48 in downtown san francisco. 48 in oakland. >> satellite and radar shows high pressure is breaking apart a cold air mass will infiltrates the bay area. we do not have any warm weather in the extended forecast for quite some time. oakland will reach 57. 54 for downtown san francisco. 54 in san mateo. there is potential for rain showers. >> future cast four shows by lunchtime light rain in the north bay. also an increase in cloud cover. 5:00 p.m. your evening commute home scattered showers. light green indicates it is like in nature. not a lot of moisture associated with this. light rain for hayward out in the livermore valley. portions of highway 280 and highway 101. >> no rain of the golden gate or bay bridge. maybe spotty showers by midnight. into tomorrow. >> a lot of moisture stays off shore. it will be cold. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows the cold air that will settle in to the bay area. the inland lows several days we will hover in the mid to upper twenties. we have clear skies ahead of a spirit friday in the mornin
here with us. . >>> a surge in violence in oakland has the mayor and police chief talking. we'll tell you why even one city leader wants to declare a state of emergency. >>> it's officially the worst flu season in years. how bay area hospitals are responding to this epidemic. >>> a man sent to the hospital early this morning after a fire breaks out inside this apartment. we'll tell you what his neighbors did to help rescue him. >>> plus, the word came from the white house a short time ago, president obama is about to hold his first new conference of the new year. mornings on 2 begins right now. >>> good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. i'm dave clark. >>> good morning. i'm tori campbell. gunfire at a birthday party capped off another violent weekend in oakland. four people were killed, 11 others wounded. ktvu's tara moriarty is in oakland this morning. she tells us the surge in violence has one city leader calling for a state of emergency. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning. the spike in violence did lead to a conference call early saturday morning between the police chie
. and the current conditions will remain rather mild. still, 51 to oakland and san francisco and at half moon bay. 50s through redwood city and temperatures are going to be more mile. we are going to see areas of dense fog. with a fog advisory issued for tomorrow. mostly sunny skies and there is going to be similar conditions to today but similar. as we see a big change with the temperatures are going to be wchanging. here is the next fog advisory. these areas highlighted with reduced visibility. through 9:00 p.m., with one quarter of 1 mi. and keep giving yourself some extra time. low visibility, slow down. taking a l we are going to see other 60s. 60s through san jose. unseasonably warm the stormtracker is well off to the north and it will stay that way. change is coming as that starts with rainfall to the bay area. it will continue to the day and temperatures dropping wednesday and temperatures in the low 50s. staying there for friday and warming up. this brings the chance of showers back to the forecast. >> the world's largest exposition of gadgets and gizmos. the consumer electronics show. i
in oakland after a gunman shoots and wounds an undercover police officer. good evening i'm ken wayne. >> and i'm julie haener, frank somerville is off tonight. a gunman shot and wounded an undercover police officer tonight. the search for the gunman is heating up right now. noelle walker is live on seminary and 17th where officers have now quardened off the area. >> reporter: i'm going step out of the way so you can see what i see. there's an offer about a half a block down with an officer with his door open and armed. the police chief talked to the media within the last hour. here's what we know right now. we have seen officers with guns drawn. this is an active man hunt right now for two suspects believed to still be in the area. one person believed to be a suspect is right now being held by police. the highway patrol is helping with some air support. b.a.r.t. police officers are helping in this investigation as well. now just before 6:30 tonight, an undercover oakland police officer was in this area following up on a shooting from yesterday. someone shot at that officer and he wa
we'll have the full forecast in just a minute. >>> the city of oakland is dealing with day of violence as four people were killed in separate shootings yesterday. all within a six-hour period. the most recent happened at around 8:00 last night in the 9400 block of hillside street on the city's east side. a man was found dead inside a home. the other three shootings happened yesterday afternoon spanning from west to east oakland. investigators aren't saying when the shootings are related or if -- saying whether the shootings are related or if there are any arrests. >>> an autopsy will be done on a body found in sonoma county found at the novado disposal service. cbs 5 reporter juliette goodrich and on how investigators believe how the body got there. >> reporter: tonight investigators are trying to determine if the body found here at the novato disposal center was a homicide or an accidental death. workers at the recycling center discovered a man's body this afternoon in a recycling bin. the man's body had some signs of trauma according t
with news out of oakland that is where police have arrested one person but are still searching for two others after an officer shot in the arm during a confrontation last night. >> according to investigators, it happen in the 1700 block of seminary avenue in oakland. this is google art map of the area where happen. >> police shut down the surrounding blocks last night. >> the area is still shut down this morning as the manhunt continues. >> oakland police say their undercover officer was in his car following up on a shooting that happen sunday when someone shot him in the arm. >> so far, the police have given very little inflation. >> we have activated our swat team and some of our other neighboring agencies. we also asked by with patrol for their support. we want to ask the community to continue to be vigilant spirit. please contact the oakland police if you have informations. >> neighbors who live in the area of seminary avenue say that the pilot needs to end. >> the officials need to take heed to what is happening in our city. it is like a war zone. >> officer is being treated for n
in oakland. more than a dozen people shot in separate incidents around the city. how the police department plans on slowing down the accelerating violence. and the flu outbreak starting to reach crisis levels in parts of the u-s. how hospitals in the bay area are working to keep the region safe. >> jacqueline: it is going to be very cold. temperatures in the 30's. i will show you how cold it is going to cast. get. >> pam: now for a look at our top stories at eight- thirty. disgraced cycling champion lance armstrong has reportedly admitted to doping throughout his career. during an interview with oraph winfrey taped today. before the interview. armstrong. who was stripped of his seven tour- de- france titles. issued an emotional apology to members of the "live strong" cancer charity foundation he started. the interview with winfrey is set to air thursday. >> the search for potential victims of the "speed freak killers" in a central california well is entering its second week. the f-b-i continues to prepare the sight for closer inspection. and has had to deal with numerous setbacks. includin
: it was a deadly day in oakland. police say there were four shooting deaths today. the first was reported around 2:30 p-m when police found a man hit with multiple gun shot wounds near east 17th street and 23rd avenue. he was transported to the hospital but later died. at around three p-m a man was found dead also suffering from gun shots near canon ave and wellington st just after 4 p-m a shooting was reported at 34th near west st.. no victims were found but later a man was admitted to a nearyby hospital where he died. and just after eight. police found a man dead suffering from gun shot wounds on hillside ave. near 94th street. there are no suspects in any of the four incidents. >> oakland police conducted several raids today in an effort to crack down on the city's crime wave. oakland has suffered an escalating problem with violence. such as the homicide you see here, where a woman and man were shot as they went through a drive- through restaurant. police launched 'operation ceasefire' to try and stem the violence. in the raid, police say, they detained 6 people. and confiscated guns and other
the bay area, no major problems driving on 880 southbound as you drive to oakland. this is northbound 101 traffic approaching the 880 split, let's go back to the desk. >>> there is new developments in the case of a man setting his girlfriend on fire. oliver was taken into custody at 9:00 last night at a motel in oakland. he was booked on arson and murder charges. he doused his girlfriend with gasoline and lit her on fire after the couple got into an argument outside of a laudromat. she is now in the hospital with critical injuries. >>> the coast guard will meet with the man who sideswiped the bay bridge. here is more about the bar pilot. >> reporter: a few moments ago a spokesperson confirmed their people will be doing an interview with the bar pilot who was at the control of yesterday's ship. it sideswiped one of the bay bridges, 750-foot oil tanker now remains docked as this investigation unfolds. he has 8 years of experience. the accident happened at a time when heavy fog cut visibility to just about a quarter of a mile. it protects the bay bridge support tour on the western span. the
price tag, $250,000. right now, city council chambers in oakland are packed and there are three over flow rooms and hundreds of people voicing opinions about what to do about the violence on the streets. >> what he is doing elsewhere, it doesn't mean it's going to work here. if that's the case, then go next door to richmond. >> many oakland residents at the meeting tonight are furious the city would spend that amount of money on an outside consulting team. oakland activists voicing concerns about the zero tolerance policy and new york city's controversial stop and frisk policy linked with racial profiling. >> we know what it means, any young black or brown person that fits the profile will be subject to being harassed. >> why are you pegging them if other departments are doing that as well right now with chp and jurisdictions? >> that's the mantra. and it is something that we are trying to move the department here in oakland away from. >> the oakland city council had a number of items on the agenda. the top priority is that issue about the police consultant, bill. they expect
the oakland police department newly hired consultant is speaking to abc7 after a vote by the oakland city council to bring him on board. bill bratton is a former los angeles police chief and new york city police commissioner. the city council voted 7-1 around 2:00 this morning after a meeting that included four hours of public comment against and in favor of hiring bratton. critics worry he will recommend a stop-and-frisk policy that could lead to racial profiling but he says that is not the case. we talked to him by phone. >> stop and frisk and official profiling and the other issues of concern people have abuse police use of force can be effectively addressed by strong leadership that is focused on a constitutional policing. >> abc7 news reporter joins us with reaction to the controversial decision. amy? >> city hall was decisive with the 7-1 vote but in the neighborhoods people are split. the vote came in the middle of the night, it was already being talked about in the neighborhood this morning. >> i thought it was very good. that is what we need. we have too much violence. >> lloyd i
on interstate 980 in oakland. a pedestrian was hit and killed near the 17th street on-ramp to westbound 980. according to the bay area news group, the man was elderly and hit by three cars. the first two left the scene and the third driver waited for police. there is no word on why the pedestrian was on the on-ramp. >>> a san jose woman known for selling candy and soda out of her home was found killed. she was found shot and police are not sure what lead to the shooting. they believe that the woman was targeted. neighbors say she was a positive presence in the area. >> my niece used to go there and buy candy, soda. she was nice, kind. she cares about people. she was the candy lady. >> investigators spent some time this evening going through her car. they pulled out a bach packed with -- a box packed with cartonses of cigarettes. we found a business license registered to the victim that allows her to sell cigarettes. >>> in san jose police are trying to find the man who tried to kidnap a 13-year-old girl. tried and thankfully did not succeed. alan wang is live at police headquarters with the
. this is the second such incident this week. on monday night an oakland officer was shot in the arm at seminary and 17th. >>> a hazing scandal at a bay area high school cost the head football coach his job and five students at that school have been expelled. we are live now with what we have learned about the hazing and the punishment, john? >> reporter: gasia, football season has been over for two months now but today the head football coach was fired and five players expelled for what happened off of the field. as classes let out today, students flooded the parking lot to catch a ride home. the school announced that the head football coach was fired because five of his players harassed six younger players in the locker room with their uncovered genitles. >> it is disturbing, you know. it we know it goes on but we are glad it reached out to a lot of people. >> reporter: school officials would share few details but confirmed it is a pattern of behavior that continued throughout last season. >> they were expelled because the school has a strict policy about hazing and about abusive behavior and they
>> top stories that we are working on this saturday morning, january 26th. and oakland police officer was shot by suspect and has the city's police chief sending out a message of his own. >> authorities in the south bay are expecting a big turnout today for a gun buyback. find out how much they are born to pay you for your weapons. >> the sampras's go 49ers are getting ready to head to new orleans for the big game. we will take you to the practice facility to see how the team is shaping up. >> taking a look at the visibility. we are under a mile in novato. it is really dense fog and the east bay. you might want to give yourself extra time if you are heading out. >> it is 46 degrees currently in santa rosa. it is low 50's andwe do have a colt that is approaching us. this may bring us some spotty showers. we do not have any 60's on the board. it will be in mainly upper 50s. your full forecast is coming up. >> even after being shot in leg and successfully capture him and bring him into custody. >> a developing story out of oakland this morning after an officer is hospitalized in
we get more information. >>> some breaking news in east oakland as well. there's a new arrest in the shooting of an undercover police officer. this follows a confrontation last night and a man hunt for more than 12 hours. cbs 5 reporter is there right now. >> reporter: in fact within the last half hour officers made an additional arrest and now three people are within police custody but still one, maybe two suspects are outstanding. >> it was never easy when you get a call from your home regarding one of your fellow colleagues who's been shot and injured. >> reporter: oakland police say last night an undercover officer was on seminary avenue between harmon and east 17th street. he was following up on a recent shooting when several adults confronted him and shot at the officer. >> i think because of his experience and his willingness to survive last night, we were fortunate that he was not injured more seriously. >> reporter: the officer was hit once in the arm and was treatmented at the hoe roll -- treated at the local hospital and released
, oakland police say they are holding a news conference to talk about two recent shootings that injured police officers. police say a 13-year-old veteran was shot and wounded by a suspect during a foot chase in the fruitvale district on friday. five days earlier, on january 21st, an undercover police officer was shot and wounded while working on seminary avenue. full recoveries are expected for both officers. >>> the super bowl found 49ers are already in the big easy this morning. fans waved 49er faithful fashion as the team took off for new orleans yesterday at noon. five hours later, they touched down in new orleans for a week of practice before the game. the odds are on the niners' side. they are favored to beat the ravens. san francisco has been to the super bowl five times and they've won each game. the last one in 1995. 49ers have settled in at their new headquarters in downtown new orleans. fans greeted the players and took pictures with them in front of large banners. today, the team will begin weight lifting, practice and team meetings and we have our own team in new orleans. t
in and around the bay area 35 in oakland. a few degrees cooler here. 32 in livermore. 30 or so in danville where we saw alex just a few moments ago. nevado checking in about 30, below freezing, at the airport 27 degrees reported there. so we have partly cloudy skies, very cold temperatures this morning, if you are going to get out any time soon be prepared for that winter weather and you have frost which weather as well. you may be scraping the wind shield, just had a light radar. you can see the clouds as they continue to pass through. we have the northerly flow that continues. we have been locked in the pattern for a few days and we will continue this way. here is the ridge of high pressure. you can see how the clouds just scoot right down to california, even bringing us a slight chance for rain at times, few spring manies reported in the delta. we will continue that for today but the rain will stay off the coast. we will be partly cloudy, cool, temperatures in the low 50s for the afternoon. that's a few degrees below what we normally get. we will continue with this dry pattern in the northwes
're following this tuesday morning. and oakland police officer has been shot after following up on another shooting. we will have a live report from the scene coming up. >> we're taking a live look from our mount tam camera. a good start to this tuesday morning. first let us get to the traffic desk. >> we are tracking problems continuing on 101 a northbound direction chains. our hot spot is an accident on the bayshore freeway north of 92 door avenue backing up the traffic court ralston on the bayshore freeway. as we worked to clear the crash to ease the congestion coming off of the san mateo bridge at 92 in the west bound direction. >> also continue to watch the bay bridge which was an early morning hot spot. some improvement especially for the 880 approach. if the east shore freeway is slow all the way from golden gate fields. that is a long ride of a total east shore freeway drive time is 23 minutes. that is better than normal. >> the ride coming out of the macarthur maize is backed up to the 24 split. that is not leading to the bay bridge. it is leading to the east shore freeway. the ba
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more as we get it on air and online, nbcbayarea.com. >>> in oakland, assemblywoman nancy skinner introducing controversial legislation with the goal of curbing gun violence. the bill would tight regulations on ammunition sales here in the state of california. this is an initiative directly responding to the school shootings in newtown, connect, a deadly scene, where the gunman was found carrying high-capacity magazines. christie smith was there for that announcement and she joins us now with the details of this plan. christie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, john. state lawmakers and their supporters here in oakland know that they have a fight on their hands trying to regulate ammunition sales here in california, not just with the gun lobby but also with a number of people who think that something like this wouldn't be that effective, after all there is a black market here that you just can't regulate. they were led by assembly member skinner of berkeley and gathered in front of the state building to unveil ab 48 and they also held a moment of silence for the vict
color by 8:00 this morning is still in the 30's like oakland livermore san jose. close to the water we're looking at temperatures in the 40's. by noon we can see the blue which means we will still be in the 40's. not a whole lot of warming up today. we will only get up to the upper 50s in some spots. we will have plenty of sunshine though. high pressure is are dominant weather factor here we will see lots of sunshine. i do not see any storms coming through and that seven day forecast. we were talking about alaska being warmer and their actually getting balmy weather. lower 50s and sunnyvale and fremont 52 degrees for fremont. >> if you have fasttrack you are doing all right, you do not have any slowdowns to contend with. traffic is starting to back up to the end of the parking lot. we're not seeing any delays for you coming from the nimitz freeway. a quick commute check, like conditions for most freeways and their little sluggish on westbound 580 coming of the optima past. south bay traffic looks good, no problems on the peninsula and we're holding on to consistent drive times as we're
oakland. >>> a skier buried by an avalanche in the sierra and the dramatic video of the recovery coming up. >>> plus, we'll look at the weather outside your door at this hour and for the afternoon coming up. . >>> authorities say a couple found dead may have been caught up in a storm. the couple had been missing since christmas eve. >>> the avalanche center just released this video from a skier caught in an avalanche. the video was taken from a helmet camera from the rescue team. >>> chilly morning, but as we toss it over to rosmarie we'll check the weather. >>> the weather is feeling a little bit chilly and we are going to continue for the weekend. we are looking at temperatures cool this morning. look at the whites. most of the white in the central value lie but you can see a -- valley, but you can see a few of us in the valley locations sinking in the 20s. the shades of purple shows the 40s. a few shades of pink remaining and along the coastline already warming in the 50s. by noontime, we are feeling pretty good. here's a look at what you can expect for today. 66 in oakland, 65 for frem
with a developing story. >> pam: developing news tonight at eight o-clock. firefighters in oakland are mopping up a fire that raged through a vacant victorian style home. this is video from our helicopter partnership with a-b-c-7 news. the fire broke out at the home on harrison street near interstate 880 just before 5-30 tonight. the flames furiously burned for an hour and a half. kron-4's scott rates has been on the scene all night. and joins us now with the latest. scott? >> reporter: pam, i just spoke with the battalion chief. they are treating this as a suspicious fire. let me show you what is left of 621 harrison the firefighters are still making sure that everything else is out. this is what it looked like with our helicopter partnership from abc seven. flames were shooting out of this home they had to work quickly before it spread to any other homes. antiphon i have learned tonight that the homo was vacant. when firefighters are right to they found something interesting. it was on the roof of a home right next door. >> when we are right on the scene. this building they called and told the
"sports illustrated" curse? of leaving the water on... could cost the oakland unified school district an entire building. cbs 5 reporter d >>> a simple mistake of leaving the water on could cost the oakland unified school district an entire building! cbs 5 reporter da lin says it's so bad the building may have to be demolished. >> the sink in the custodian closet was running overnight for ten hours until it was discovered. >> it's a mistake. >> reporter: the mistake shut down oakland unified school district's main building for the remainder of the school- year. this century-old building might be demolished and a custodian was fired. >> if that were my house, my house would be very upset if i forgot to turn off the water and flooded it. >> reporter: the substitute custodian forgot to turn off the water. 1500 gallons damaged all four floors. >> there are some weak points in the floors and ceilings. the insulation had to be ripped out. a lot of places there's asbestos. >> reporter: instead of having all the department's located at one place, they are
and watt link street in east oakland. no word on the condition. >>> the flu killed a 98-year- old santa clara county woman. she had several underlying conditions. health department says such deaths are not unusual among the elderly. >>> san francisco's new nudity ban still in place tonight. a federal judge heard a challenge today from activists claiming it violates their personal freedom. the judge refused to rule. he says he will consider their arguments and issue a ruling before the city's ban goes into effect on february 1. >>> tenants living in deplorable conditions in san francisco are turning the tables on their landlord. they say he has ignored unbearable living situations at their apartment building on turk street. so they marched to another one of his properties, the popular naan n curry restaurant on o'farrell. da lin says he too is a the landlord claims to be a victim. >> reporter: this is how one family has to flush the toilet. another apartment, here's what's under the kitchen sink. another family, clogged drains. but the tenants at this
to implement in oakland. would stop and frisk be an answer here? >> for any city to say they don't do stop and frisk, i'm sorry, they don't know what the hell they are talking about. every police department in america does it. the challenge is to do it constitutionally within the law. challenge is to do it compassionately. you're dealing with human beings. and the challenge is to do it consistently so you cannot be accused that you're only doing it in one neighborhood of the city or directed against one population of the city. >> reporter: but already there are people who say if you try that they will fight it tooth and nail. >> reporter: what do they think the average oakland cop is doing today when he stops somebody for traffic violations, he stops somebody that he has a reasonable suspicion is committing a crime or may be about to commit a crime, thisoff that somehow or another police -- this idea that somehow or another police can't function without it? i'm sorry, any police department in america that tries to function without some for the of stop a
answered the associated press poll want background checks for gun purchases at gun shows. >> oakland's safety committee has unanimously voted to adopt a resolution to hire a safety consultant to help the city's police department combat rising crime. the man they are considering for the job.former los angeles police chief william bratton. dozens of the city's resident voiced concern about the hiring of bratton, due to his seemingly random "frisk and search" policy to combat violent crime. but oakland police chief howard jordan insists that bratton's policies will not interfere with the police department's efforts to build a relationship with the community. >> we do not condone racial profiling. we have worked hard and long to build relationships. i did not want to throw that away. >> the oakland city council is split on whether they should hire bratton. it is expected to make a hiring decision at its meeting next tuesday. a chilly start but not quite as cold as the last couple of mornings. >> as we take a look at the temperatures we are very similar than just 24 hours ago below freezi
news from oakland where crews are mopping up after a house fire. it started at 9:00 this morning. we were overhead as flames burned through the roof. thick smoke could be seen for quite a distance. it took an hour to knock the fire down. investigators are looking into a suspicious fire that destroyed an abandoned pier this morning with crews responding in crockett near jackson avenue near the c&h sugar plant at 3:45 the firefighters let the fire bun itself out. a crew fought from the water. here is the pier before it burned. it is suspicious because there is no electrical wiring on the pier. >> santa clara sheriff is investigating a fatal accident in cupertino when a woman was killed. the woman was walking and hit by a big rig after 7:00 near cupertino road. no word on the identity of the woman or if the truck driver will face charges. >> we have new details on a tanker that hit the bay bridge. the pilot made a last-minute turn before passing under the bridge. our media partner reported the pilot planned to follow the yellow line but changed lanes to cross near yerba buena island isl
with a developing story out of oakland. where police say five people have been shot. the incident happened at a home on seminary avenue shortly before eight-this evening. authorities say all five victims are in stable condition. police do not have any suspects in custody. authorites say the suspects fled the scene in a car. we'll continue to bring you the latest on kron4's morning newscast starting at 4 a-m. >> tonight at 11. terrifying moments on telegraph hill. police say a man attacked a woman last night. breaking into her san francisco home. assaulting and attempting to rape her. police say 25-year-old jovan jones was eventually tracked down. but as kron four's philippe djegal reports. that may not have happened so quickly if not for a good samaratan getting involved. tonight at eight. we tell you about terrifying moments on telegraph hill. police say a man attacked a woman last night. breaking into her san francisco home. assaulting and attempting to rape her. police say 25-year-old jovan jones was eventually tracked down. but as kron four's philippe djegal reports. that may not have happened s
to the recycling center and a recycling truck. they say there are no obvious signs of trauma. >> meanwhile, oakland police conducted several raids on friday in an effort to crack down on the city's crime wave. oakland has suffered an escalating problem with violence including the homicide that you see here. a woman in a man were shot is that went through a drive-through restaurant. police launched operation cease-fire is to try to stem the violence. in the raid, police say, that they detained six people and confiscated guns and other evidence. >> we have kept our promise and we want people to know that when they commit crimes we will do whatever is and our authority to come after you. we do want to make sure that the violence in scary it as you know a lot of our violent offenders are repeat offenders. we like to put an end to this. the community deserves this, and they have asked for it. they are working with the police to make sure that this does not keep happening. our come in the members want to address this violence. >> it is unclear how many will be arrested in raids but they stated that these
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